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Orocobre Limited is an other industrial metals & mining business based in Australia. Orocobre shares (ORE) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $2.84 – an increase of 5.97% over the previous week. Orocobre has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $77.1 million.

How to buy shares in Orocobre

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Our table below can help you choose.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  3. Search for Orocobre. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ORE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Orocobre reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of $2.84, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Orocobre. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted Orocobre's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Orocobre's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $2.84, which is 17.68% down on its pre-crash value of $3.45 and 54.77% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $1.835.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Orocobre shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $659.10 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $922.09.

Orocobre share price

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Orocobre shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-20.
Latest market closeAUDA$2.84
52-week rangeAUDA$1.825 - AUDA$3.96
50-day moving average AUDA$2.8671
200-day moving average AUDA$2.501
Target priceAUDA$4.13
PE ratio 37.4126
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.06

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Is it a good time to buy Orocobre stock?

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Orocobre price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$2.84

1 week (2020-09-14) 6.77%
1 month (2020-08-21) 1.07%
3 months (2020-06-19) 18.83%
6 months (2020-03-20) 31.48%
1 year (2019-09-20) 8.81%
2 years (2018-09-21) -30.90%
3 years (2017-09-21) -34.89%
5 years (2015-09-21) 69.74%

Is Orocobre under- or over-valued?

Valuing Orocobre stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Orocobre's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Orocobre's P/E ratio

Orocobre's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 37x. In other words, Orocobre shares trade at around 37x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Orocobre's EBITDA

Orocobre's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $16.1 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Orocobre's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Orocobre financials

Revenue TTM $77.1 million
Gross profit TTM $5.3 million
Return on assets TTM -1.99%
Return on equity TTM -9.42%
Profit margin -67.45%
Book value 2.174
Market capitalisation $916 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Orocobre share dividends

We're not expecting Orocobre to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Orocobre's shares ever split?

Orocobre's shares were split on 27 May 2009.

Orocobre share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Orocobre's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.825 up to $3.96. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ORE.AU volatility(beta: 0.93)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Orocobre's is 0.9301. This would suggest that Orocobre's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Orocobre overview

Orocobre Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of lithium in Argentina. The company's flagship project is the Olaroz Lithium Facility located in the Jujuy province of northern Argentina. It also operates two open pit mines situated in Tincalayu and Sijes producing minerals, refined products, and boric acid. In addition, the company owns 100% Cauchari Lithium Project. Orocobre Limited was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Brisbane, Australia.

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